|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lakin is 2,166. Lakin, Kansas is the 7,315th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Lakin was in 2000, when its population was 2,311. In 2000, Lakin was the 6,803rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,315th largest city in the US. Lakin is currently 6.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
Lakin has shrunk 6.2% since the year 2000. Lakin, Kansas's growth is below average. 75% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7309||Camden, New York||2,169||-6.7%|
|7310||Pine Beach, New Jersey||2,169||11.7%|
|7316||Willow Springs, Missouri||2,166||-1.4%|
|7319||North Beach, Maryland||2,164||22.9%|
|7321||Redington Shores, Florida||2,163||-7.4%|
The total voting age population of Lakin, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,236. The voting age population is 47.6% male and 52.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.5% of the residents of Lakin are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lakin are 92.7% White, 5.7% Black, 1.5% Two or more races and 0.2% Other. Additionally, 39.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lakin, 20.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.3%. On a per-household basis, 11.7% of families are below the poverty line in Lakin.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.0% of Lakin residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 75.4% of Lakin residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.8% have a bachelor's degree and 3.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lakin residents aged 5 and older, 21.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 21.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lakin is 1.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lakin, 18.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lakin is $43,919.
In Lakin, 71.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 28.4% of housing units in Lakin.
Of all the housing units in Lakin, 15.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Lakin, 8.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lakin is $624.
In Lakin, 67.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.